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Starting a company is an arduous and lonely journey, and technology entrepreneurship is a constantly evolving discipline. Based in Silicon Valley but with chapters across six continents and 100+ cities, our mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and help promising entrepreneurs launch companies that create one million new startup jobs.

In our four-month, part-time program, you can "learn by doing" and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback. Plus, you are not required to quit your day job to participate.

- Our Benefits

Flexibility - Most incubators provide a small amount of money so that Founders can work on their company full time. As an early-stage accelerator, the Founder Institute takes a different approach. With our part-time four month program, you are not required to quit your day job because sessions are held once a week at night. And, we welcome applicants of all kinds; idea or no idea, early st...
Starting a company is an arduous and lonely journey, and technology entrepreneurship is a constantly evolving discipline. Based in Silicon Valley but with chapters across six continents and 100+ cities, our mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and help promising entrepreneurs launch companies that create one million new startup jobs.

In our four-month, part-time program, you can "learn by doing" and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback. Plus, you are not required to quit your day job to participate.

- Our Benefits

Flexibility - Most incubators provide a small amount of money so that Founders can work on their company full time. As an early-stage accelerator, the Founder Institute takes a different approach. With our part-time four month program, you are not required to quit your day job because sessions are held once a week at night. And, we welcome applicants of all kinds; idea or no idea, early stage company or no company, technical or business, solo founder or with a team. We have more than 1500 mentors around the world, all serial entrepreneurs, investors and/or experts. Mentors help founders during a very structured program..

-Our Vision

Starting a company is an arduous and lonely journey, and technology entrepreneurship is a constantly evolving discipline. Early mistakes can be deadly. The Founder Institute aims to improve the rate of startup success by providing high-potential entrepreneurs with expert training, critical objective feedback, and peer support in the early stages of building a company.

-Our Formula

Great People + Expert Training + Aligned Incentives = Exponentially Better Chance of Success

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Amira Boutouchent
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Amira Boutouchent Figther, dreamer and passion driven
Francois Poirier
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Francois Poirier CPO at MakerBloks
Phil Rivard
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Phil Rivard Currently exploring new opportunities. Techstars​ alum with a #GiveFirst mentality and a passion for Product, Marketing, and CX.
Sebastien Roy
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Sebastien Roy Experienced operation research developper with embedded systems experience.
Sergio Escobar
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Sergio Escobar Managing Director VC Fund Manager, MD at Accelerator

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